Is Xtra-vision gone?
On 27 January 2016, Xtra-vision was liquidated and ceased trading. The company now operates as an online business and operates rental vending machines across the Republic of Ireland.
What year did Xtra-Vision close?
January 27, 2016Xtra-vision / Ceased operations
When did xtravision open in Ireland?
The biggest casualty in Ireland was Xtra-Vision which closed its shop doors for the last time in January 2016. It had had a rollercoaster ride to be fair and flirted with death more than once. It was opened in 1981 and could do no wrong in the early days leading to an Irish stock exchange flotation in the late 1980s.
Who owned Superquinn?
Irish supermarket chain Superquinn has been bought by the convenience retail group Musgrave.
Do English DVDs work in Ireland?
Pretty much any generic brand DVD player you can buy in Ireland will play DVDs from any region. If you go for a name-brand player (e.g. Sony, Philips) they tend to be region-specific.
What region DVD is Ireland?
What are DVD Region Codes?
|Region 1||U.S., Canada, U.S. Territories|
|Region 2||Europe, Japan, South Africa, and Middle East|
|Region 3||Southeast Asia, East Asia, Hong Kong|
|Region 4||Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean|
When did Musgrave buy Superquinn?
Superquinn was sold to a consortium in 2005 by businessman Feargal Quinn for an estimated €400m. Musgrave is buying up a distribution centre in Blanchardstown, Dublin and 11 properties around the capital as part of the deal.
What happened Superquinn?
The Superquinn name disappeared from Ireland’s main streets on 13 February 2014 after owner, the Musgrave Group, announced its decision to rebrand all stores as SuperValu. The SuperQuinn brand has been retained for a range of products, including sausages.